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hillary clinton celebrated victory in the south carolina democratic primary... easily defeating bernie sanders. when we stand together there is no barrier too big to break. we've now gone through four early states and i want to congratulate senator sanders on running a great race and -- and tomorrow this campaign goes national. the win comes as redemption for
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president obama in 2008. this time, clinton dominated sanders among african american and women voters. bernie sanders congratulated his opponent's "very strong victory". the vermont senator wasn't in carolina saturday.. instead, campaigning in texas and minnesota. he's vowing to scoop up more delegates on super tuesday. i congratulate secretary clinton on her very strong victory. tuesday over 800 delegates are at stake and we intend to win many many of them. both democrats and republicans are holding primaries and caucuses this coming tuesday. that's when voters in thirteen states and one territory will make their picks for president. in polk county, the budget for mental health and disability services is operating in the red and some say only action from lawmakers will change that. channel 13's reid chandler has the
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"see i'm still learning about this all too, some of the business aspects." for over a year now, frank anna-zeski, has remained off the streets. "most of my life, i've been stable, then homeless, then stable, then homeless...it was kind of rough." but he broke the cycle when he heard about polk county's "rapid re-housing" program... the program is just two years old, but it's helped over 300 homeless persons like anna-zeski find affordable housing, and keep them in it. "i've actually been able to get my business started. something i've been struggling with - when i do get stabilized, i try to do it. and then something happens, and i end up homeless again." the program helps pay for anna-zeski's housing and partners him with a case worker who ensures his mental health issues are treated, and his dream to run his own computer repair business takes off. "because they look around at all the aspects of what a person needs to stay stable. a lot of places a place,' and throw them in there, and let them loose." but anna-zeski represents just one of over 13-hundred people in polk county who rely on these types of mental health and disability services... services that the county will be
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update an old county funding formula passed in 19-96. "services! the bottom line is services. if you have a mentally ill individual who has a crisis, and of in the time it's happening, that person is going to escalate, without having someone to de-escalate them. and that has to do with their case manager, that has to do with having access to the lot of the services out there that can help here's how it works: polk gap in its budget to continue re-housing program. it gets its money from property taxes...and those taxes have been capped by lawmakers at around $30 dollars since 1996. supporters of the county's mental health and disability services are asking lawmakers to raise that cap to about $47 dollars...the extra $17 dollars per person would give the county the funding it needs to keep going. "we need to have the services. bottom line, we need the services. if they're gone, especially, i'm thinking in terms of the mobile crisis unit - i know in our family, we've used it a couple of times with our son when he was younger, and once when he was an adult. if that goes, then there goes your liaison for help." - and losing the help, anna-zeski says, means losing all of the progress made for those with mental health and disabilities in polk
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"homelessness - it's not a disease. it's not something that you should shun off. it's a real, serious problem." a senate bill is proposing the changes requested by polk county service providers. des moines senator matt mc-coy says he fully supports the measure.. but he doesn't quote "feel optimistic about our chances of increasing the levy this session." mccoy says if passed by the senate, it would likely will hit a snag in the republican-controlled house. this morning, police are on the lookout for two inmates who escaped from newton. these two men, michael amodeo and jessy foley, are missing from the newton correctional release center. officials say both were not present at a routine count last night around 9:30 and just after ten. amodeo is serving a 10 year prison sentence and foley was sentenced to 27 years behind bars. both men were convicted of meth charges. an investigation is now under way at the minimum live out
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authorities say anyone with information about the whereabouts of the two inmates should call 9-1-1. a des moines man will stand trial tomorrow for a deadly crash last year. 24 year old troy mure junior is charged with vehicular homicide by reckless driving. in november, police say he was speeding when he crashed into a tree... killing passenger, scalicity perez. mure claims he was trying to get away from people in another car who were chasing and shooting at him. his bench trial is set for tomorrow morning in polk county. as her husband's murder trial enters a second week, the boone community is showing its support for the wife and mother at the center of it all. 41 year old alexander fazzino is accused of killing his wife, emily, in 20- 12. this is what people driving through town will see today.. signs reading "justice for emily" line the streets of boone. fazzino's first degree murder trial was moved from boone to decorah.
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a well known des moines city engineer is being remembered today. 53-year-old jeb brewer died friday after a long battle with cancer. he was city engineer from 2002 until 20-15. brewer's visitation will be held today from two to four at the martensdale community church... with his funeral immediately following at 4-30. iowa landowners are planning a protest... ahead of the anticipated decision from the iowa utilities board. on march 9th, the board will decide if the bakken oil pipeline project moves forward. the pipeline would travel through 17 counties. the developer says it would create thousands of construction jobs. those against the pipeline are invited to a meeting this afternoon at the boone high school from two until five. organizers plan to discuss how iowans can prevent the pipeline from being constructed....even if approved.
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community members.... a series of eight public meetings starts tomorrow. dart is updating its master plan to ensure it's meeting the needs of the community. the public meetings include a presentation.. and time for community members to share their input. the first meeting starts tomorrow at noon the dart central station. drake university is breaking ground on a new academic building.... the university held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the largest project in decades. collier-scripps hall is a 15-million dollar... 50-thousand square foot facility it will house the school of education... department of mathematics and department of computer science. officials say the building represents seven years of fundraising, program building and hard work by many. "it affords an opportunity for us to showcase best practice, to show and teach how to
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in a state of art facility." the building is one of two currently under construction...both part of the $52 million dollar "stem at drake" initiative... so far drake has raised half of its 30 million dollar philanthropy goal. construction is about to slow traffic for some drivers in johnston. the city is closing a stretch of northwest 70-th avenue starting tomorrow morning at nine. this map shows the area that will be closed. it's just west of northwest 107th street and east of northwest 100th. a small portion of northwest 100th street is also affected. the project will widen the stretch of road and is expected to be complete by late fall. still to come... celebrate black history month or see the greatest love story in history...live in concert just a few of the ways you can
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my school reunion's coming fast. could be bad. could be a blast. can't find a single thing to wear. will they be looking at my hair? won't be the same without you bro. when it's go, go to choicehotels.com. the site with the right room, rewards and savings up to 20% when you book direct. book now at choicehotels.com good morning. it's another great day to get out and catch des moines and the metro. take a break from the winter cold and catch the final session of botanical blues! explore the botanical gardens while hearing music from matt woods. the event is something the entire family will enjoy from 2 to 4 today! members get in free, adults are 6 dolalrs and children 4 to 17 are 4 dollars join the west des moines historical society for a discussion to
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douglas jones the manager of iowa freedom trail will discuss iowas role in the underground railroad and abolition movement from 2 to 4 this afternoon at the jordan house... you can also take a tour of the house before the program. the event is 5 dollars for adults and 3 for students. finally, catch romeo and juliet...the greatest love story in history, live in concert! jeffrey brillhart... one of the worlds most prominent organists....will join the des moines symphony. the performance starts at 2:30 this afternoon at the des moines civic center. tickets start at 27 dollars. remember, there are always ways to make a memory in des moines. find out how at catch des moines
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a cold front will swing through the state this morning. winds will remain strong with the passage of the front. winds will shift from the southeast this morning to the northwest through the remainder of the day. wind gusts may be strong at times, close to 40 mph. skies will be partly sunny. clearer skies expected tonight with lows back in the mid 30s. monday will be a will increase through the afternoon with a
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monday evening through early tuesday morning. less than a half inch of snow is expected through early tuesday. temperatures will be cooler the rest of the week with highs back in the 40s and
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when we return on today in iowa sunday.... a look at where mold could be hiding in your home... why experts say it could be in the places you least expect. coming up in sports....iowa state rolls at hilton and a great moment for the drake men so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone you're looking for, a network that's built to give you coverage
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the pictures went viral... a mother posting photos of hidden mold inside a child's sippy cup. so where else could mold be hiding around your house? experts say chances are mold is growing in your home right now, where you can't see it. jeff rossen reports on the hidden places you should check today to keep your family safe. the new photos will make you squirm...hidden mold discovered inside this kid's sippy cup. the pictures posted on facebook by an angry mom. from the outside the cup looks clean, but the child kept getting sick...so
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the cup apart and found all this buried under the drinking spout. sot matt waletzke/certified mold inspector --kitchen--clip 4 @ 14:02:14/josh iphone 2961 @ 01:25 jeff: ok, so that grossness got us thinking--what kind of hidden mold is lurking inside your home, or mine? today, i'm your guinea pig. this is my home, i've invited a certified mold inspector over to poke around a bit. this is stuff that can happen in your house too. this is matt waletzke. you find anything? matt: i did. under here where you keep all of your cleaning products. there's a plumbing leak here that's causing some moisture and some mold growth. you see that down there? if left unchecked, it could become a bigger problem. jeff: what else you find? anything else? matt: yes. up here where you keep your sponges. down in this little tray here there's a lot of black growth that's growing. jeff: oh, i have never seen that. and this is what i'm cleaning the dishes with and the cups? matt: exactly. and then one thing that a lot of people don't know about is under the refrigerator. under here there's a drip pan. and a lot of times--yep, look at that. jeff: oh my! that is hideous! matt: yeah, this is all mold and bacteria growth that's built up over
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this was here. matt: yeah, most people don't. jeff: how do you fix this? matt: usually if you clean it once or twice a month, that's enough to take care of it. jeff: this is the kind of stuff that can make you sick if left untreated? matt: it could. another trouble spot--washing machines. a breeding ground for mold, trapped just inside the door. look at these photos from homeowners across the country. turns out, i have it too. matt: jeff, this is your washing machine. take a look inside this gasket here. jeff: oh my--all that black, that's black mold. how dangerous is this? matt: that could be dangerous if it gets airborne and you're breathing to do about this? matt: take and wipe it out between washes, make sure it stays dry and another tip, if you can, leave the door open between washes so it airs out. but he says the most dangerous room in your house for mold: your bathroom. sot matt waletzke/certified
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thing is, this has been in my shower --you know you've done this. this has been in my shower for about a month, month and a half and i assume my wife is using it, i never pick it up and i never saw this, that's gross. i'm putting it in the garbage. matt: and this one here has a tag on the bottom and you can see the mold growth on the tag. mold loves paper like that. jeff: so rip the stickers off at the very least? matt: at the very least, especially in the shower. matt: ok, so here we are in your bathtub. and another thing that caught my attention is this children's toy. you can see on the edge there, that black growth there--that's mold. jeff: and by the way, this pail is what i use over my kids heads, this is how i wash their hair every night. so this is scary? matt: it is. jeff: hey, thanks so much for coming by, by
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i've been a turkey farmer my whole life... and i raise turkey for honeysuckle white . we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done. that's important to me. my name is glenn,
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(female announcer) honeysuckle white . no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey. at this point in the season, with a big 12 title out of sight, iowa state just needs some momentum, something
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get ready for the postseason. 3 games left, up first kansas state. georges niang's collegiate career winding down... and big georges gets iowa state off to a solid start...first 5 points to niang, isu up 1. time winding down in the 1st. monte morris beats the buzzer 31-30 cyclones at the break. 2nd half they start to heat up from deep. matt thomas corner three, good. isu up 6, 45-39. hallice cooke, 10 big points off the bench...another from the hot corner. cyclones lead, 48-39 but thomas isn't done. back to the magic corner. 20 points for the iceman. lead up to 12. 53-41
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nothing quiet about a burton dunk. 15 point lead then save the best for last... jameel mckay a double-double 14 points and a career high 17 rebounds. iowa state rolls 80-61 over k-state. micahel admire has more from ames. cyclone women on the road at #23 oklahoma. not a good start. mckenna treece, mid range j to put the sooners up 18-5. emily durr scores 24 for iowa state, but its not nearly enough. oklahoma
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hawkeye women hosting illinois. under a minute to play iowa up 1. megan gustafson, lefty hook. splash...16 points for gustafson. big win for bluders bunch, 61-56 over illinois its been a rough season for the drake men. a season they'd rather forget. just 6 wins overall, 1
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conference entering today. regular season finale at home taking on loyola. 2nd half. ore arogundade. big time 3 from the corner. we're tied at 42. 12 seconds left, dogs down 3. reed timmer, ice in his veins. launches from the scorers table.. good! game tied at 48...but a foul was also called on the ramblers...that sends dominick oleniczak to the line, chance to win...short. loyola now with a chance for the win, 2 shots for milton doyle wont fall and we head to overtime. in ot. timmer, crossover. to the rim. 17 points for timmer. then a little icing on the cake. oleniczak with the monster dunk. he scores 19. drake gets their 2nd mvc win of the season 69-59 over loyola. bulldogs play thursday in the mvc tournament against either
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state or indiana state uni on the road against evansville. 1st half. clint karlson, who wants it, who wants it...ok ill shoot it. lead up to 9. just before half. wes washpun, driving, floater good. 14 for washpun, uni up 9 at the break. 2nd half 10 seconds left, panthers up 2...evansville a chance to win. dj ballentine, league's leading scorer...blocked by washpun. another look...no. northern iowa wins 54-52. panthers play southern illinois friday in the mvc quarterfinals the energy get 21 from andrew harrison and roll over the drive 94-74. hockey...wild shut out at grand rapids. 3-0 by the griffins. with your
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thank you megan.. it is now and time to recap our top stories ..... polk county is asking state lawmakers for help funding current mental health and disability services. some providers say they need an extra 7 million dollars. if changes aren't made....more than 13-hundred people will lose services. those against the proposal argue it would result in a property tax increase.. supportesr say raising the cap for the first time in 20 years is the right thing to do. police need your help finding two escaped inmates. michael amodeo and jessy foley, are missing from the newton correctional release center. officials say both were not present at a routine count last night around 9:30 and just after ten. an investigation is now under way at the minimum live out
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if you've seen them or have any information, call 9-1-1. hillary clinton pulled off a big win in south carolina.... but bernie sanders says the democratic campaign isn't over yet. karin caifa has a look at the numbers and what it means heading into the slate of super tuesday contests. not just a win -- a decisive win, for hillary clinton in south carolina. presidential candidate we've now gone through 4 early states and i want to congratulate senator sanders on running a great race and -- and tomorrow this campaign goes national.the campaign looking at south carolina results as an indicator of how she may fare across multiple southern contests on super tuesday. they hoped south carolina would show strength among minority voters. exit polls indicated african-american voters accounted for more than
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will also be key in southern super tuesday states like georgia, arkansas, alabama, and virginia. clinton now has wins in three of the first four contests -- like donald trump in the republican field. presidential candidate america has never stopped being great. but we do need to make america whole again. sanders, not yielding yet. he spent primary day away from the palmetto state -- first in texas, and then, at an event in minnesota, part of his super tuesday strategy. presidential candidate i congratulate secretary clinton on her strong victory. tuesday over 800 delegates are at stake and we intend to win many, many of them. but clinton, with the big win -- and the momentum -- in the last contest, before super tuesday. and in a race for super tuesday....republican candidates are turning up both the heat and the competition. they're putting pressure on donald trump to release his tax returns. texas senator ted cruz released
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that's on top of his returns for the previous five years that he already made public. marco rubio also released part of his tax returns for the past five years. trump said he's waiting until his i-r-s audits are done. the i-r-s says he's free to release the information if he wants to. blood was shed at a k-k-k rally in anaheim, california. police arrested 13-people after klansmen and counter-protesters clashed. three people were stabbed when a series of fights broke out. it happened at a planned k-k-k demonstration. after sorting through the violence and the confusion... police said no matter people's beliefs-- their first amendment rights must be respected. "the klan's message -- as reprehensible as many of us may feel it is-- it's protected by the first amendment... and we can't be getting in the middle of stopping them from doing that." at least two people in custody face charges for assault with a deadly weapon.
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stunned after a newly sworn police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty saturday night. "she was sworn in yesterday and this was her first day working...the whole thing is just tragic" officer ashley guindon was sworn into the prince william county police department on friday. saturday was her first official day on the job. she and two other officers were responding to a domestic disturbance when shots were fired... all three officers were hit and guindon died from her injuries. the two wounded officers are being treated for their injuries... but their conditions are not yet known. hundreds of balloons were released into the michigan sky to honor the victims of last week's deadly shooting rampage... hundreds of people gathered in kalamazoo michigan to honor richard and tyler smith. the father and son were shot and killed in the dealership parking lot during a five hour shooting spree last saturday. hundreds of balloons were
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moment of silence was held. the crowd also honored the four other victims killed and two people
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a cold front will swing through the state this morning. winds will remain strong with the passage of the front. winds will shift from the southeast this morning to the northwest through the remainder of the day. wind gusts may be strong at times, close to 40 mph. skies will be partly sunny. clearer skies expected tonight with lows back in the mid 30s. monday will be a breezy but quiet day. clouds will increase through the afternoon with a chance of a rain snow mix late monday evening through early tuesday morning. less than a half inch of snow is expected through
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be cooler the rest of the week with highs back in the 40s and 30s.
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it's sunday and it's time for a weather why. bob wants to know why you can see rain outside but not on radar. it is because the radar beam sometimes over shoots the clouds
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coming up.... it's the biggest night in hollywood... before they take the red carpet...a look into who's projected to take home "best actor" and who is dominating the best
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it's hollywood's big night. the 88th annual academy awards are tonight. mark barger talked to experts from entertainment weekly and fandango about what to expect. nats the anticipation for tonight.....is not just about the awards. "i'm really looking forward to chris rock's monologue. i can't think of a better host to host the oscars at this time." rock will have the academy's diversity issue squarely in his sights..... but likely keep it from dominating the event. "you want it to be celebratory. you want it to feel historic." and it could be for alejandro inarritu. not only is he favored to be the first back to back best director winner in 65 years....his film,
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nominations, including best picture. "if the revenant wins, it'll be the first time ever one director has directed back to back best picture winners." "the revenant"'s competition "spotlight" and housing bubble dramedy "the big short"...which have shared numerous guild honors. "i don't how overwhelming the love is for 'the revenant'. i know a lot of people love it, but it's not something everyone in the academy embraces." more "revenant" actor would be his first oscar. "i think he's at home writing his speech right now, at least he should be. because i can't imagine anyone else winning." the feeling's similar about "room"'s brie larson.... she's dominated the best actress field during award season. "there's no other performance in that category this year that goes through the wringer like her character does and she portrayed it beautifully." supporting actress has "the danish girl"'s alicia vikander and kate winslet of "steve jobs" in a tight
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"it could go either way. i kind of think it's going to go to alicia." but supporting actor's seen as a lock for sylvester stallone. he revisited his "rocky" persona in "creed". "a lot of people in the academy, particularly the older voters, still think he should have won 39 years ago for playing rocky the first time." winning this time could be a knockout moment... on a golden night.
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we'll be right back with this
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housing program. it's a way to keep people off the streets in polk county.. but the need is putting one program in the red...how much county is turning to for help. political powerhouse... an easy win for one candidate in the south carolina democratic preparing for super tuesday. hillary clinton celebrated
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primary... easily defeating bernie sanders. when we stand together there is no barrier too big to break. we've now gone through four early states and i want to congratulate senator sanders on running a great race and -- and tomorrow this campaign goes national. the win comes as redemption for clinton.. who lost in south carolina to president obama in 2008. this time, clinton dominated sanders among african american and women voters. bernie sanders congratulated his opponent's "very strong victory". the vermont senator wasn't in carolina saturday.. instead, campaigning in texas and minnesota. he's
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delegates on super tuesday. i congratulate secretary clinton on her very strong victory. tuesday over 800 delegates are at stake and we intend to win many many of them. both democrats and republicans are holding primaries and caucuses this coming tuesday. that's when voters in thirteen states and one territory will make their picks for president. in polk county, the budget for mental health and disability services is operating in the red and some say only action from lawmakers will change that. channel 13's reid chandler has the story. for over a year now, frank anna- zeski, has remained off the streets. 15:12:05 "most of my life, i've been stable, then homeless, then stable, then homeless...it was kind of client, rapid re- housing program but he broke
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re-housing" program... the program is just two years old, but it's helped over 300 homeless persons like anna-zeski find affordable housing, and keep them in it. 15:13:39 "i've actually been able to get my business started. something i've been struggling with - when i do get stabilized, i try to do it. and then something happens, and i end up homeless again." - frank anuszewski - client, rapid re-housing program the program helps pay for anna-zeski's housing and partners him with a case worker who ensures his mental health issues are treated, and his dream to run his own computer repair business takes off. 15:21:25 "because they look around at all the aspects of what a person needs to stay stable. a lot of places just say, 'okay, we'll get them a place,' and throw them in there, and let them loose." - frank anuszewski - client, rapid re- housing program but anna-zeski represents just one of over 13-hundred people in polk county who rely on these types of mental health and disability services... services that the county will be forced to cut unless lawmakers update an old county funding formula passed in 19-96. 15:35:12 "services! the bottom line is services. if you have a mentally ill individual who has a crisis, and if that crisis isn't taken care of in the time it's happening, that person is going to escalate, without having someone to de-escalate them. and that has to do with their case manager, that has to do with having access to the shelter. that has to do with a
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services out there that can help them." - pat schafer - parent of client here's how it works: polk county faces a $7 million dollar gap in its budget to continue offering services like the rapid re-housing program. it gets its money from property taxes...and those taxes have been capped by lawmakers at around $30 dollars since 1996. supporters of the county's mental health and disability services are asking lawmakers to raise that cap to about $47 dollars...the extra $17 dollars per person would give the county the funding it needs to keep going. 15:35:46 "we need to have the services. bottom line, we need the services. if they're gone, especially, i'm thinking in terms of the mobile crisis unit - i know in our family, we've used it a couple of times with our son when he was younger, and once when he was an adult. if that goes, then there goes your liaison for help." - pat schafer - parent of client and losing the help, anna-zeski says, means losing all of the progress made for those with mental health and disabilities in polk county. 15:17:44 "homelessness - it's not a disease. it's not something that you should shun off. it's a real, serious problem." - frank anuszewski - client, rapid re-housing program a senate bill is proposing the changes requested by polk county service providers.
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says he fully supports the measure.. but he doesn't quote "feel optimistic about our chances of increasing the levy this session." mccoy says if passed by the senate, it would likely will hit a snag in the republican-controlled house. this morning, police are on the lookout for two inmates who escaped from newton. these two men, michael amodeo and jessy foley, are missing from the newton correctional release center. officials say both were not present at a routine count last night around 9:30 and just after ten. amodeo is serving a 10 year prison sentence and foley was sentenced to 27 years behind bars. both men were convicted of meth charges. an investigation is now under way at the minimum live out facility. authorities say anyone with information about the whereabouts of the two inmates should call 9-1-1. a des moines man will stand trial tomorrow for a deadly crash last year. 24 year old troy mure junior is charged with vehicular homicide by reckless driving. in november, police say he was speeding when he crashed into a
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passenger, scalicity perez. mure claims he was trying to get away from people in another car who were chasing and shooting at him. his bench trial is set for tomorrow morning in polk county. as her husband's murder trial enters a second week, the boone community is showing its support for the wife and mother at the center of it all. 41 year old alexander fazzino is accused of killing his wife, emily, in 20- 12. this is what people driving through town will see today.. signs reading "justice for emily" line the streets of boone. fazzino's first degree murder trial was moved from boone to decorah. testimony resumes tomorrow. a well known des moines city engineer is being remembered today. 53-year-old jeb brewer died friday after a long battle with cancer. he was city engineer from 2002 until 20-15. brewer's visitation will be held today from two to four at the martensdale community church... with his funeral
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iowa landowners are planning a protest... ahead of the anticipated decision from the iowa utilities board. on march 9th, the board will decide if the bakken oil pipeline project moves forward. the pipeline would travel through 17 counties. the developer says it would create thousands of construction jobs. those against the pipeline are invited to a meeting this afternoon at the boone high school from two until five. organizers plan to discuss how iowans can prevent the pipeline from being constructed....even if approved. the future of des moines public transit is in the hands of community members.... a series of eight public meetings starts tomorrow. dart is updating its master plan to ensure it's meeting the needs of the community. the public meetings include a presentation.. and time for community members to share their input. the first meeting starts tomorrow at noon the dart
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drake university is breaking ground on a new academic building.... the university held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the largest project in decades. collier-scripps hall is a 15-million dollar... 50-thousand square foot facility it will house the school of education... department of mathematics and department of computer science. officials say the building represents seven years of fundraising, program building and hard work by many. janet mcmanhill, dean, drake university school of education 3:57:07:26-3:57:18:07 "it affords an opportunity for us to showcase best practice, to show and teach how to administrate, research and learn in a state of art facility." the building is one of two currently under construction...both part of the $52 million dollar "stem at drake" initiative... so far drake has raised half of its 30 million dollar philanthropy goal. construction is about to slow traffic for some drivers in johnston.
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northwest 70-th avenue starting tomorrow morning at nine. this map shows the area that will be closed. it's just west of northwest 107th street and east of northwest 100th. a small portion of northwest 100th street is also affected. the project will widen the stretch of road and is expected to be
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a cold front will swing through the state this morning. winds will remain strong with the passage of the front. winds will shift from the southeast this morning to the northwest through the remainder of the day. wind gusts may be
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partly sunny. clearer skies expected tonight with lows back in the mid 30s. monday will be a breezy but quiet day. clouds will increase through the afternoon with a chance of a rain snow mix late monday evening through early tuesday morning. less than a half inch of snow is expected through early tuesday. temperatures will be cooler the rest of the week
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still to come on sports... a win for iowa state and a win for drake... the highlights from the games...when we
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with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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at this point in the season, with a big 12 title out of sight, iowa state just needs some momentum, something to feel good about as they get ready for the postseason. 3 games left, up first kansas state. georges niang's collegiate career winding down... and big georges gets iowa state off to a solid start...first 5 points to niang, isu up 1. time winding down in the 1st. monte morris beats the buzzer 31-30 cyclones at the break. 2nd half they start to heat up from deep. matt thomas corner three, good. isu up 6, 45-39. hallice cooke, 10 big points off the bench...another from the hot corner. cyclones lead, 48-39 but thomas isn't done. back to
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iceman. lead up to 12. 53-41 quiet game for deonte burton, but nothing quiet about a burton dunk. 15 point lead then save the best for last... jameel mckay a double-double 14 points and a career high 17 rebounds. iowa state rolls 80-61 over k-state. micahel admire has more from ames. cyclone women on the road
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oklahoma. not a good start. mckenna treece, mid range j to put the sooners up 18-5. emily durr scores 24 for iowa state, but its not nearly enough. oklahoma rolls 85-54 hawkeye women hosting illinois. under a minute to play iowa up 1. megan gustafson, lefty hook. splash...16 points for
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big win for bluders bunch, 61-56 over illinois its been a rough season for the drake men. a season they'd rather forget. just 6 wins overall, 1 and 16 in the conference entering today. regular season finale at home taking on loyola. 2nd half. ore arogundade. big time 3 from the corner. we're tied at 42. 12 seconds left, dogs down 3. reed timmer, ice in his veins. launches from the scorers table.. good! game tied at 48...but a foul was also called on the ramblers...that sends dominick oleniczak to the line, chance to win...short. loyola now with a chance for the win, 2 shots for milton doyle wont
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in ot. timmer, crossover. to the rim. 17 points for timmer. then a little icing on the cake. oleniczak with the monster dunk. he scores 19. drake gets their 2nd mvc win of the season 69-59 over loyola. bulldogs play thursday in the mvc tournament against either missouri state or indiana state uni on
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1st half. clint karlson, who wants it, who wants it...ok ill shoot it. lead up to 9. just before half. wes washpun, driving, floater good. 14 for washpun, uni up 9 at the break. 2nd half 10 seconds left, panthers up 2...evansville a chance to win. dj ballentine, league's leading scorer...blocked by washpun. another look...no. northern iowa wins
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panthers play southern illinois friday in the mvc quarterfinals the energy get 21 from andrew harrison and roll over the drive 94-74. hockey...wild shut out at grand rapids. 3-0 by the griffins. with your
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what's all this nonsense about balls? pink balls, blue, yellow, red.
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you meant good morning. this is insiders. inside this morning's senate campaign that's more likely not to last. we will go back and forth with those two and a little bit plus medicaid makeover, our original insiders will join us on the questions, fears and anger of this medicaid switch and whether iowans will really be better off and if taxpayers were really pay the money and in quick picks whether iowa kids should have the pledge allegiance at school but we start with a metro metro dad who had become his own lobbyist of swords sorts. he once took say the rules of divorce need a major makeover. it's all what he learned after he got divorced. travis is a father of two from johnston. good morning and thanks to being
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divorce is bad obviously, but you are issue wasn't really a big big problem might? >> it was pretty simple, pretty unified between both my ex lives and die. we both have times with our children which is important and this bill we are providing the legislature is really about equal time for the children with both parents and that is something that the legislature i don't think has approved in the past because there is so much tied to the court systems and the money involved with the her parents not spending time with both parents. >> apple to section uphold a section from the iowa code that i think looks like i pulled a section of the iowa code that deals with and you want to have it be assuming 5050 even from the get go and work from there right? >> correct. we'd like we like divorce situations to start with 50 / 50 which is maximizing children's
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financial impact on both parents and divorce situations and eliminates the adversarial nature that the court currently puts parents and when they go through divorce. >> the newest one i could find out of the demography journal there was a statistic from 1986 to 20 oh eight and that way back then at the start of this they measured 80 percent of mothers get sole custody and over a 20 year period that changed to 42 percent said things are equal light out. what is the resistance to this? >> about three or four years ago there was another house bill h f 345 that passed the house but did not get a lot of ground in the senate appeared retried to get it through both houses this year. that bill like this bill is trying to get children to spend equal time with both parents. i think they benefit greatly from that, and a lot of studies promote that. there is tons of information if
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doctors. children's role models of their parents so they need both parents involved in their lives as much as possible, because that is how much they're going to benefit the most later in their life. >> one challenge i read is that the parents need a cordial environment or this is doomed and by simple math we have seven days in and weeks they must figure out what is best so they don't shuffle kids that on monday mom tuesday all the way through. you have to figure that out as well. >> correct. it is based on a two-week schedule and there's different types of schedule you can do but one week on one week off we call 43 week off for three for shoveling and a lot of times that's how you work out in equal agreement between the parents but you need parents who communicate and don't fight a lot. when you're going through a divorce it is not a fun environment and you don't really like talking about it to your friends or people you work with
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going through it you really need support and when you're going into a divorce situation with the court systems in place now, what they want to know is how much money do you make and what are your assets. they want to know how much they can take away from you while you're going to this very bad time timing or life when that should really stay with your family even though your family is becoming to separate homes. >> did you get hosed by an attorney? it doesn't sound like you have a great view of attorneys through this. >> when i was first staring divorce in the face i wanted 5050 with my children and it did not end up that way. when you walk into the attorney's office, that is the problem. they want to figure out what they're going to collect because there's money tied to this and there's federal for funding tied to disk and it's part of the child support money. they get more money from what they collect then what the
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if there is money tied to these children's back they have quotas they want to meet and that is how they will keep things rolling financially. divorce is a $50 billion industry across the nation and we've got to stop kind of the greed that is involved. >> thank you for sharing your story and we will see where this goes the rest of the session. when we come back, a former iowa lawmaker thinks big big fertilizer plant project in southeast iowa is in big trouble. the current state lawmaker is
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talking about. southeast iowa has high hopes for a new fertilizer plant. we have heard at three different ways since the iowa state house but whatever way it is one.$9 billion project the subject of a federal lawsuit. contractors say they have not
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dollars. democratic us can't senate candidate once representative bobby kaufman's oversight committee to investigate and let's say these two do not see the issue the same way. >> it is in danger of stopping. we have liens that a been filed, we've got 120 million filed last summer, there is another 56 million that was filed recently, and there is another lien of 200 million. >> if there is people not paying their bills they're getting sued in the desert to get sued i hope they get ruled against and i hope the people of the money get their dollars, but to allege that the whole plant is in jeopardy because of some bad actors i don't think is a good >> what they seem to be doing is building up a debt pile with contractors forcing the contractors out, getting another
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they are kind of skimming on the contractors finance. >> there is a lawsuit. his claims of money being owed, and i think the legal system will work that out. the oversight committee always remains on call for any and all issues but at this point i do not have any issues with the fertilizer plants themselves. >> we have a lot of workers that have the potential to be really really hurt very soon. >> this is iowa. wherein tagged state. the state. the ad economy is very holding on just barely as it is. and holding out from a project of this magnitude that affects this many people, not only do i think that is on the table but i think it would be significantly detrimental to an already unstable economy. >> newmont beat to investigate the money situation and he also wants the american red cross and
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move in when this plant shuts down. representative kaufman is not convinced any of that is necessary now. i found dozens of upset, worried frustrated i was at the iowa statehouse this week and next our original insiders are here.
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iowans really have reason we heard and learned a lot watching accented oversight hearing this past week about governor branstad's plan to massively change i was medicaid health coverage to a private medicare system. we learned some more impacted our mad and scared. >> my mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when i was eight years old, and thankfully my father worked for the government as a postal worker so his insurance takes care of most of it.
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retired i'm sick and you people that are on this privatized company are trying to make money off of our backs and all you've done is put me in limbo over and over and over again. this is all terry branstad in this administration has done for me and my parents and yes i'm angry i'm very angry. several dozen people did show up this past week at a hearing to kind of share and plead for help in getting through this process. the start of this privatization plan has not been smooth and the party said the branstad administration is slowed things down twice. people of this hearing say they also can't get off answers they need. >> this is been so very rudely thrown in all of our faces the fast that it's been almost six months since packet started being mailed out but my best friend still has not gotten her initial enrollment packet. >> they're still saying to us i
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know how that's going to work yet. >> they said on april 1st we can give you the answers we can't give you the answers before then to get let's bring in our insiders this morning, the original insiders jerry crawford is in des moines attorney and democratic adviser to hillary clinton's presidential campaign and next to him mike mahaffey the republican party's former state chair sharon's nominee for congress who advises his wife patty. >> she advises me. [laughter] >> you heard from that hearing. >> i don't think it is necessarily true because this is going to be privatized that we can't have more efficient administration and still not have good services. we don't know that yet but there there's no reason to believe
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interestingly enough, they are doing this and they have money to do this in their budget already. another thing i think as it did take a little longer to get this done. it's not going to start until february. you can go forward with this by the obama administration and that should make people feel a little better. >> but the governor can't be wrong on this right? you're dealing with people who would need 24 / seven care. he can't get this wrong right? >> no. remember this. terry branstad came from des moines university, and he had the opportunity during that period of time to deal with the question of healthcare and how it should be given out and how it should be administered. i think you're absolutely right knowing terry branstad or think he's going to make sure that it
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efficient but also compassionate. >> this won't be the obama care launch part to right? it's not going to go that long at the beginning? >> let us hope not. state government in iowa under both democrats and republicans has actually had a pretty good run and people have felt pretty good about state government had i think that is another reason why this will work. >> this is a big switch. will it work or? >> it is. and i think everyone in both parties in both chambers at the hill hope desperately for the best for iowans to receive this care. no one is pulling against this but the concerns are very real. there have been companies in this space all over the country that have engaged over and over again with this switch. they come in with low bids. that is how they get selected and once they are in place they
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profits for these corporations. either they reduce services, save money and make a profit, or they get involved with folks who need to upgrade what they are receiving so they then come in and say they had to play more they have to pay more money. so the oversight that people are talking about is not so much in my way of thinking april 1st oversight at this oversight and 36 months from now what better idea than to have iowans i know make make the chair of committee paying close attention to whether those iowans in desperate need are getting what they need. >> as we look at this whole thing about health care whether it be for those on medicaid or health healthcare or whatever we've got to find ways to
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compassionate way. almost $0.50 of federal budget now goes to medicare medicaid and social security. this is not sustainable the way different things but jerry is right, there must be vigilant oversight. >> the governor is pushing for big changes with meta- mental metal mental health institutes and in neither has been smooth. the fed said yes to this in the court said yes to mental health. >> i would take exception with what you've said that terry branstad has got get this right. i think maybe kim reynolds has to get this right as we look down the road. >> every state agency needs to get it right. scully grassley sandoval
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next we will sort out how supreme court justice
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hunting trip and texas in texas. is that president obama should not get to replace scalia then he would not say as judiciary chair if you would hold hearings if they picked person and then they said they would not hold that after wrong then senator grassley said greer was quote the most nakedly partial judiciary chair and history in history and he followed that up with that was being essentially malarkey. sandoval fat said no thanks regardless if this was real or not real. >> first of all, i respectfully don't think it was the white house who floated sandoval's name. i think ultimately it was a harry reid play and when he playing when he got finished sandoval apparently turned his sights on then a different senator.
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be fair about this. if we had a republican president right now democrats would be saying exactly the same thing the republicans were saying. >> republicans would not be opposing this. of course not. so what is comes down to is does the president nominates someone good? we have a very prominent name right here in iowa circuit court of appeals judge jane kelly who grassley introduced in washington when she was up for confirmation when she was confirmed 9620 and she was assured for confirmation when she was the rest of the republican colleagues on the bench. she hasn't shown any hint or evidence of extremism, very moderate in her approach on the
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be a terrific choice. if a choice like that gets made it's going to be hard for senator grassley and for republicans in general. >> are you squeamish with the republicans in the way they are doing this? >> no. in 1992 senator biden said two things on the floor he said number one there wasn't a vacancy but he said if there were a vacancy, he said he thinks the president of the united states showed at that time and during the last year perhaps think about not making any kind of nomination until after the political season was over, and if he did so, that the senate should contact consider not holding the hearing. jerry is right. you take the republican rhetoric and if it's 2008 you take and put it in the democrat's mouth and the problem is this two things.
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was a giant among conservative or traditional jurisprudence. it is very very difficult to think of anyone who president obama said did not meet that criteria. absolutely right. barack obama won reelection as president in 2012. in 2014 republicans picked up nine seats in the senate so ^hey control the senate. i just don't think this is really going to get done. >> if hillary clinton becomes president, the republicans could really get burned with this move. >> they could, but if she does i don't believe that what happens right now or concerning this is going to be a major factor. she could be the next president of the united states and if she does that that's not going to make a difference that is going to make a difference.
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not going to nominate someone like antonin scalia. >> fair enough. when we come back, turnout
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allegiance, and clover two.oh. time for inside a quick pics. is the planned project in trouble because of all of these mike? >> i hope not. i googled it last night and kept getting harsco brother then that company name so i hope that's not a portent of things to come so we will have to wait and see. geek it sounds like the company is going to be stung by the scorpion spider. it is in trouble. they are not just being sued by local suppliers and providers. there is a fraud case pending against them by the federal government. it's a problem.
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culver is out there essentially campaigning against this medicaid switch. is he going to run for something this year? >> i don't know the answer to this. personally, i think he would be a very good candidate either for congress or the senate. >> will clinton and tron be the party nominees this year mike? >> probably. i think they have been for several months. >> mike, your party has been setting turnout records and all the early states and democrats have not why is that? >> a lot of it has to do with donald trump to be very honest with you. we had a spectacular turnout for essentially a two candidate race. republicans only had to stop by the pizza ranch and. question five walkie schools are thing saying kids have to pledge the allegiance in all schools should that be a align our states. >> there's nothing wrong with the pledge of allegiance.
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supreme court cases that you cannot force children to say that. sixty years ago there were some jehovah's witnesses and they're saying you can't force kids to do it but saying thing and there's nothing wrong with that. >> i agree. let everyone stand up and if some people want to remain silent, let them. >> predictions? to get the serious. >> the serious talk about a challenge to congressman steve king in the fourth district is indeed serious the question is the funding. if they fund it, they will come. >> we may hear from an interesting party next week on the show. >> my prediction is that absentee ballots will decide out of the east state senate primary on the democratic side or the congressional primary. a competent effort with absentee ballots can swing the difference in a small turnout primary election. the person who has emerged as the one to conduct absentee ballots is rocky's desire auto who ran that for linda
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city council race and his successful council race if i'm running for congressman, for primary or state senate on the east side i'm getting a hold of him. >> jerry, can we have another state senate primary like the southside last time around? >> we have two really good candidates on the east side and
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>> we've got to this sunday, hillary clinton's blowout win in south carolina has her looking towards november. >> tomorrow this campaign goes national. >> while bernie sanders vows to fight on. >> it would make me so happy to run against donald trump. >> bernie sanders joins me this morning. plus, what a week on the republican side.
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[ overlapping speakers ] then trump thumps rubio with a surprise endorsement. >> there's no one better prepared to provide america with the strong leadership that it needs. >> as donald trump collects endorsements, the republican establishment approaches panic. is it too late to stop trump now? donald trump and senator ted cruz are with me this morning. and when you look at moments like this. >> a con artist. >> you're a choker. >> hair force one. >> total lightweight. >> worst tan in america. >> biggest ears i've ever seen. >> is it time to ask whether the gop is on the brink of coming apart? >> my party has gone bat [ bleep ] crazy. >> joining me for insight and analysis are charlie cook of the cook political report, heather mcghee, andrea mitchell of nbc news and erick erickson.

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